Nitrates and nitrites often seep into the drinking water supplies in areas with lots of agriculture, but there are other sources too. If you’re concerned, we’ve put together this short explainer video to help you learn more.
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What do you need to know about Nitrates and Nitrites in your Water? A 60-second Explainer Video from Pure Water
Nitrogen-based fertilizers are some of the most widely used fertilizers, and they have been since the 1980’s.
About 50% of all applied nitrogen drains from agricultural fields to contaminate surface and groundwater. This means the amount of nitrates in our water supplies have also increased…
Nitrates and nitrites in water supplies also come from contamination from human sewage, livestock manure, and the erosion of natural deposits.
One of the biggest health issues caused by Nitrates and Nitrites is Methemoglobinemia (blue baby syndrome).
Most potential health effects are seen in infants under the age of 6 months.
New studies also suggest that consumption of Nitrates and Nitrites probably causes cancer.
Source for all this information: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6068531/
What’s the best way to remove Nitrates & Nitrites from drinking water?
Although some special filters and reverse osmosis membranes can help for a little while…
Over time, they lose effectiveness, and the filters or membranes have to be replaced.
Water distillation is the most consistent, reliable method of water purification to remove Nitrates & Nitrites.
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